Arabize

verb
Ar·​ab·​ize | \ ˈer-ə-ˌbīz , ˈa-rə-\
Arabized; Arabizing

Definition of Arabize

transitive verb

1a : to cause to acquire Arabic customs, manners, speech, or outlook
b : to modify (a population) by intermarriage with Arabs

Other Words from Arabize

Arabization \ ˌer-​ə-​bə-​ˈzā-​shən , ˌa-​rə-​ \ noun

First Known Use of Arabize

1883, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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